Agendas quotes

  • Many of our partners are here and this is where the world's expertise on environment and the wider sustainability agenda often and regularly gathers. Here is where international initiatives frequently start and are nurtured. Geneva is one of the hubs where global programs can be often most effectively managed.
    -- Achim Steiner

    #World #Agendas #Environment

  • Love moves without an agenda. It just moves because that is its nature to move.
    -- Adyashanti

    #Love #Moving #Agendas

  • The Truth is the only thing you’ll ever run into that has no agenda.
    -- Adyashanti

    #Running #Agendas #Truth Is

  • Kids are more genuine. When they come up and want to talk to you, they don't have an agenda. It's more endearing and less piercing to your aura.
    -- Alan Cumming

    #Kids #Agendas #Piercings

  • It's about time we all faced up to the truth. If we accept the radical homosexual agenda, be it in the military or in marriage or in other areas of our lives, we are utterly destroying the concept of family.
    -- Alan Keyes

    #Military #Agendas #Accepting

  • It's when someone has an agenda of their own for the record that it doesn't work for me.
    -- Alanis Morissette

    #Agendas #Records

  • The therapeutic concerns of the culture too often set the agenda for evangelical preaching.
    -- Albert Mohler

    #Culture #Agendas #Preaching

  • Dont throw yourself out on another’s whim. People change, as do intentions and as a result, consequences. Live for yourself - Love those around you, but realize that they’ve got their own agendas.
    -- Alex Gaskarth

    #People #Agendas #Realizing

  • Live for yourself. Love those around you - but realise they have their own agendas.
    -- Alex Gaskarth

    #Self Love #Agendas #Live For Yourself

  • There is a hidden agenda in the fragility of romance.
    -- Alexander McQueen

    #Romance #Fragility #Agendas

  • This liberal progressive agenda... is the antithesis of who we are as a constitutional republic.
    -- Allen West

    #Agendas #Republic #Who We Are

  • There's a dishonest tyranny in the liberal/progressive/socialist agenda that comes down and says 'we are here because we care about you; we want what's best for you'. But really what they want is the control of your life.
    -- Allen West

    #Agendas #Care #Politics

  • Let's be honest about this; the liberal agenda with failed stimulus plans and government entitlement programs is crippling our economy and our quality of life.
    -- Alveda King

    #Government #Quality #Agendas

  • I've worked on the urban agenda all my life. All. My. Life.
    -- Andrew Cuomo

    #Agendas #Urban

  • Once you start saying, 'Let's talk political, my own politics, my own aspirations,' it can become not just distracting in that it takes time, but it can become confusing and frustrating, and is this now a political agenda or a governmental agenda.
    -- Andrew Cuomo

    #Political #Confusing #Agendas

  • No march, movement, or agenda that defines manhood in the narrowest terms and seeks to make women lesser partners in this quest for equality can be considered a positive step.
    -- Angela Davis

    #Agendas #Movement #Quests

  • I'm not an artist who has an agenda that's set by the work
    -- Anish Kapoor

    #Artist #Agendas

  • That eugenics was part of the progressive agenda is one of the most heavily-airbrushed features of history.
    -- Arnold Kling

    #Eugenics #Agendas #Politics

  • Why are the architects of the family-values agenda so eager to punish into the next generation? What is being served by seeking, quite literally, a tooth for a tooth?
    -- Ayelet Waldman

    #Teeth #Generations #Agendas

  • For the first time, preventing nuclear proliferation and nuclear terrorism is now at the top of America's nuclear agenda.
    -- Barack Obama

    #America #Nuclear #Agendas

  • Whatever my aims and agendas were, I never asked for power.
    -- Benazir Bhutto

    #Agendas #Aim

  • I have no particular career agenda.
    -- Benjamin Bratt

    #Careers #Agendas #Particular

  • We in the press like to say we're honest brokers of information, and it's just not true. The press does have an agenda.
    -- Bernard Goldberg

    #Doe #Agendas #Politics

  • [On her writing agenda:] Make the familiar exotic; the exotic familiar.
    -- Bharati Mukherjee

    #Writing #Agendas #Exotic

  • In other words, my literary agenda begins by acknowledging that America has transformed me. It does not end until I show how I (and the hundreds of thousands like me) have transformed America.
    -- Bharati Mukherjee

    #America #Doe #Agendas

  • If you are supposed to be villainous and have some sort of agenda, I like the idea of delivering that kind of character in a perfectly well-mannered way.
    -- Bill Nighy

    #Character #Ideas #Agendas

  • The pen is an instrument of discovery rather than just a recording implement. If you write a letter of resignation or something with an agenda, you're simply using a pen to record what you have thought out.
    -- Billy Collins

    #Writing #Discovery #Agendas

  • No one leads people to Jesus; He leads people to Himself. All the pressure's off; just go love everybody without agenda.
    -- Bob Goff

    #Jesus #People #Agendas

  • I didnt really have an agenda for my talent. I just wanted to be able to sing.
    -- Brenda Lee

    #Agendas #Able #Talent

  • Once you articulate an agenda, you have to follow it.
    -- Brian Mulroney


  • The homosexual agenda represents a clear and present danger to virtually every fundamental right given to us by our Creator and enshrined for us in our Constitution.
    -- Bryan Fischer

    #Agendas #Fundamentals #Constitution

  • To move forward, what's required is a unified space agenda based on exploration, science, development, commerce, and security.
    -- Buzz Aldrin

    #Moving #Space #Agendas

  • The Law of Triviality... briefly stated, it means that the time spent on any item of the agenda will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.
    -- C. Northcote Parkinson

    #Mean #Law #Agendas

  • The failures of the press have contributed immensely to the emergence of a talk-show nation, in which public discourse is reduced to ranting and raving and posturing. We now have a mainstream press whose news agenda is increasingly influenced by this netherworld.
    -- Carl Bernstein

    #News #Agendas #Mainstream

  • Customers are still setting the technology agenda. Not just you, our customers, but your customers as well. What more and more are telling you is what kind of services they need, and how and when they want those services delivered to them. And in fact, that is just the beginning.
    -- Carly Fiorina

    #Technology #Needs #Agendas

  • Most people travel with a good book, but I also keep my agenda with me; I'll flip through the pages and take a few moments to organize my life a little - I rarely get the time to do this normally.
    -- Carolina Herrera

    #Book #People #Agendas

  • The news is not about news anymore. It's about protecting some people, destroying others and shoving a socialist agenda down the collective throats of America.
    -- Charlie Daniels

    #America #People #Agendas

  • Medicare, getting through that in the '60s, after Kennedy's assassination, where there was such an emotional desire to do something to carry on his agenda.
    -- Chris Matthews

    #Emotional #Desire #Agendas

  • I personally cannot in good faith continue to contribute to a process [IPCC process] that I view as both being motivated by pre-conceived agendas and being scientifically unsound.
    -- Christopher Landsea

    #Views #Agendas #Global Warming

  • I have no agenda - just to be loved. Somebody said to me, 'Whenever somebody says your name, a smile comes to their face.' That's a great accolade. I strive to keep it that way.
    -- Clarence Clemons

    #Names #Agendas #Way

  • The mainstream media has its own agenda. They do not want to print the facts. They have an agenda, they have a slant, they have a bias. It is outrageous to me.
    -- Curt Weldon

    #Media #Prejudice #Agendas

  • There's not a damn thing that I do on my own that's not for my fans or for people that have supported me. So I don't really care about my agenda, I wanna be on yours.
    -- Darren Criss

    #People #Fans #Agendas

  • I didn't have any agenda or plan when I started writing stuff.
    -- David Byrne

    #Writing #Agendas #Stuff

  • I am struck by the fact that personal faith and political agendas are intertwined more closely now than at any other time in recent history.
    -- David Price

    #Political #Agendas #Facts

  • We all need time to enjoy being alive without an agenda of getting something done.
    -- Deborah King

    #Needs #Agendas #Done

  • Yes' is a far more potent word than 'no' in American politics. By adopting the positions which animate the political agenda for the other side, one can disarm them and leave them sputtering with nothing to say.
    -- Dick Morris

    #Political #Agendas #Sides

  • Beware of anyone who claims to be neutral, for they always have an agenda.
    -- Douglas Wilson

    #Agendas #Claims

  • I have no social agenda with my work. I'm deadpan about it.
    -- Edward Ruscha

    #Agendas #Social

  • However much I may like to talk about or be interested in a more philosophical or moral agenda, [film] is, ultimately, about narrative. And it's about telling stories that are engaging and dramatic.
    -- Edward Zwick

    #Philosophical #Stories #Agendas

  • When religious leaders get involved in elections, it is usually with a reactionary social agenda.
    -- Elizabeth Joan Smith

    #Religious #Leader #Agendas

  • I'll see Naomi Wolf on television periodically, I have nothing against her and what she says, but I'll feel that she's a politician, like she's got an agenda to get across and that she doesn't always say what's really true or exactly what she feels.
    -- Elizabeth Wurtzel

    #Agendas #Television #Politician

  • Bringing democratic control to the conduct of foreign policy requires a struggle merely to force the issue onto the public agenda.
    -- Eric Alterman

    #Struggle #Issues #Agendas

  • Pushing a company agenda on social media is like throwing water balloons at a porcupine.
    -- Erik Qualman

    #Media #Water #Agendas

  • I had an agenda. It was a very smooth transition.
    -- Frank Press

    #Transition #Agendas #Smooth

  • Using official government resources to help bankroll an explicit political agenda - whether on the right or left - is flat out wrong.
    -- Gary Ackerman

    #Government #Political #Agendas

  • When we're always connected, we allow others-colleagu es and celebrities, close friends and distant acquaintances, bloggers and news aggregators-set our life's agenda. Our ability to prioritize is paralyzed by the sheer volume of requests, demands, opportunities, and information.
    -- George Barna

    #Opportunity #News #Agendas

  • The unionists also for their part, want to minimise the potential for change, not only on the equality agenda but on the issues of sovereignty and ending the union.
    -- Gerry Adams

    #Equality #Issues #Agendas

  • I actually think agendas are more often found in State of the Union speeches than in inaugural speeches.
    -- Gwen Ifill

    #Thinking #Agendas #Unions

  • Words are living things. They have personality, point of view... agenda.
    -- Hannibal

    #Views #Personality #Agendas

  • To me, if a heterosexual has a right to do it, then I have a right to do it. And if it's important to the gay youth - who are now setting the agenda - then its important to me.
    -- Harvey Fierstein

    #Gay #Important #Agendas

  • There is a huge agenda behind trying to destroy me and put me down.
    -- Heather Mills

    #Trying #Agendas #Behinds

  • I never wanted to be one of those actors with a political agenda.
    -- Ian Somerhalder

    #Political #Agendas #Actors

  • I always went with my agenda, I just couldn't execute it.
    -- Jackie DeShannon


  • There are no demands - undue demands... There are many questions we get? why China? why now and the answer is why not?... There is no any hidden agenda in our cooperation with China, it is a relationship based on mutual understanding and equality; they understand our situation.
    -- Jakaya Kikwete

    #Understanding #Why Not #Agendas

  • Never let the other fellow set the agenda.
    -- James Baker

    #Agendas #Live By

  • It’s becoming obvious to most that mainstream media is nothing but a megaphone for the global elite to present biased news that’s designed to align the masses with their agenda.
    -- James Morcan

    #Media #News #Agendas

  • Organized religion is a very bad way of passing on spiritual values because it becomes so corrupted with political and repressive agendas which don't help anybody to develop their spirituality.
    -- Jeanette Winterson

    #Spiritual #Political #Agendas

  • Democrats have no agenda, no plan for the future, and no sense of leadership
    -- Jeff Miller

    #Agendas #Democrat #Plans

  • My agenda is trying to help people live a better life.
    -- Jillian Michaels

    #People #Trying #Agendas

  • Last week in the Homeland Security Committee, Republicans were against port security; and today, one week after Democrats unveiled our Real Security Agenda, they're for it
    -- Jim Clyburn

    #Real #Agendas #Today

  • Now Speaker Gingrich says interesting and insightful things. He can explain them well. On many occasions he also says outrageous things that come from nowhere and he has a tendency to say them at exactly the time when they most undermine the conservative agenda.
    -- Jim Talent

    #Interesting #Insightful #Agendas

  • Realize that agendas drive data, not the other way round
    -- Joel Salatin

    #Data #Agendas #Way

  • The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.
    -- John C. Maxwell

    #Leadership #Secret #Agendas

  • As governor, I learned the importance of having an agenda.
    -- John Engler

    #Agendas #Importance

  • Terrorist organizations with specific political agendas may be encouraged and emboldened by Yasser Arafat's transformation from outlaw to statesman.
    -- John F. Kerry

    #Organization #Political #Agendas

  • It is not enough for journalists to see themselves as mere messengers without understanding the hidden agendas of the message and the myths that surround it.
    -- John Pilger

    #Understanding #Messages #Agendas

  • Obama lost his ability to push his agenda through Congress when he received what he himself called a 'shellacking' in the November 2010 elections. That shellacking was primarily the result of massive policy overreach when he had a Democratic Congress in his pocket.
    -- John Podhoretz

    #Pockets #Agendas #Election

  • I think there needs to be a meeting to set an agenda for more meetings about meetings.
    -- Jonah Goldberg

    #Thinking #Needs #Agendas

  • Supporting a murderous political agenda with such an argument is tragic!
    -- Joseph Bayly

    #Abortion #Political #Agendas

  • Now whatever you think of the liberal agenda on its merits, until very recently nobody thought the Constitution meant what liberals now say it means.
    -- Joseph Sobran

    #Mean #Thinking #Agendas

  • Being part of an agenda beyond ourselves liberates us to complement each other rather than compete with each other.
    -- Joseph Stowell

    #Kindness #Agendas #Complement

  • Beyond budget fights, the Obama second-term agenda was supposed to be about passing comprehensive immigration reform.
    -- Juan Williams

    #Fighting #Agendas #Immigration

  • I have no agenda except to be funny. Neither I nor the writers profess to offer any worldly wisdom.
    -- Julia Louis-Dreyfus

    #Badass #Agendas #Worldly Wisdom

  • The power is to set the agenda. What we print and what we don't print matter a lot.
    -- Katharine Graham

    #Agendas #Matter #Journalism

  • This is about Floridians saying whats most important to them and making sure that we create an agenda that we can drive and deliver back in Washington, D.C. So its very exciting.
    -- Katherine Harris

    #Important #Agendas #Exciting

  • An agenda is not a bad thing.
    -- Kathy Ireland


  • A balanced tone on Europe will free us to address in depth the domestic economic and social agenda which we neglected throughout the last Parliament.
    -- Kenneth Clarke

    #Europe #Depth #Agendas

  • Education isn't part of my agenda, it is my agenda.
    -- Kenny Guinn


  • So what I was essentially doing was, I compromised the confidentiality of their proprietary software to advance my agenda of becoming the best at breaking through the lock.
    -- Kevin Mitnick

    #Locks #Agendas #Becoming

  • Unless I have hallucinated, I have never made an anti-gay commentary, I have made anti-gay-activist-agenda commentaries.
    -- Laura Schlessinger

    #Gay #Agendas #Made

  • Focus on yourself -- do what you want, when you want, without having to consider anyone else's agenda.
    -- Lauren Weisberger

    #Focus #Agendas #Want

  • When you become present, your mind is silent. There is no agenda. You are not holding onto anything. You are not seeking anything. You are just here with what is, and it is enough.
    -- Leonard Jacobson

    #Mind #Agendas #Holding On

  • There is no one right now in my judgment that can unite the Black electorate in such a way to present our agenda to a nominee to have them forthrightly address our concerns.
    -- Louis Farrakhan

    #Black #Way #Agendas

  • What the Lib Dems have failed to do is offer any meaningful agenda for government or for power.
    -- Lucy Powell

    #Meaningful #Government #Agendas

  • Women are more than 50% of almost every country in the world. Countries rob themselves of the resources of women if they keep them as property. It isn't that women can't find work. It's just that women don't get paid for their work and are not recognized properly. It's something that has to be on the international agenda all the time.
    -- Madeleine Albright

    #Country #Agendas #World

  • If we are to create a new agenda for family/work policies, employers and employees have to take a seat at the same table and recognize their mutual gains.
    -- Madeleine M. Kunin

    #Agendas #Tables #Gains

  • The Republican agenda is, and always has been, to repeal Roe v. Wade, and at the very least, erode it to the greatest extent possible.
    -- Madeleine M. Kunin

    #Agendas #Wade #Erode

  • If you go on stage with an agenda, you have to accept not everyone's going to agree with it.
    -- Marcus Brigstocke

    #Agendas #Goes On #Accepting

  • Once you have power, you are inevitably surrounded by people who have their own agendas and will tell you whatever advances them.
    -- Margaret Heffernan

    #People #Agendas

  • As a reporter, I approach every situation knowing that everyone has his or her own agenda. It's not a bad thing; it's just a fact.
    -- Maria Bartiromo

    #Knowing #Agendas #Facts